Literacy Archives

A collection of favorite pieces from the past…

On Reading

Wonder: The First Few Days of Reading Workshop

Letter to Classroom Families

Book Mingle!

Our Community of Readers

Road to Pleasure Reading

Why I Ditched the Reading Log

Access, Choice, Volume, Support

On Classroom Community & Equity

On Scaffolds & Crutches

It’a Time for an Honest Conversation

Three Promises to My Students and Myself

What are you Following?

From the To Know & Nurture a Reader Blog

How do I confer with a student who’s reading a book I haven’t read?

Help Students Develop the Independence They Need so You Can Confer

Help! My Students Want to Choose Books That are Too Hard!

Some of My Students Hop from Book to Book… What can I do?

Diverse Readers? Eight Ideas to Consider

Conferring with Students Who’ve Experienced Trauma